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Selected Works by Chris Maynard

Dec. 14, 2017 – Jan.7, 2018

Chris Maynard, Helix, Argus Pheasant Wing Feathers, 30" x 30"

Chris Maynard, Helix, Argus Pheasant Wing Feathers, 30″ x 30″

Chris Maynard, Jay Play, Turkey Feathers, 12" x 12"

Chris Maynard, Jay Play, Turkey Feathers, 12″ x 12″

Chris Maynard, Penguin Swim, Heritage Turkey Feather 18" x 12"

Chris Maynard, Penguin Swim, Heritage Turkey Feather 18″ x 12″

Chris Maynard, Magpie Liftoff, Turkey Feathers, 12" x 15"

Chris Maynard, Magpie Liftoff, Turkey Feathers, 12″ x 15″


Chris Maynard’s feather shadow boxes feature intricate cutouts from bird feathers. The surgical precision of his designs honor and re-imagine the feathers with a beauty and complexity that is only rivaled by the feathers themselves. In Maynard’s hands, a pair of pheasant feathers explodes into a spiral of ever shrinking birds. In another piece, a school of fish emerges from a single turkey feather. Each of Maynard’s works is a magic act, like a trick where a wand enchantingly transforms into a living dove.